12 Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets for Less Than $12
These clever—and cheap!—kitchen gadgets will make you want to spend even more time cooking.
Amazon / Arres
Craving some savory nachos or mouthwatering sliders? That pork isn’t going to pull itself! Use these claws ($11) to shred your pork, chicken and other meats, plus make it easy to hold (and carve) a rotisserie chicken. It’s the perfect accessory for any hungry carnivore.
Amazon / Cuisinart
Take your burgers to the next level with Cuisinart’s multi-purpose gadget. This burger press ($7) sculpts your ground beef or turkey into perfect circles, plus lets you fill your patties with something delicious. Bacon-Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers, anyone?
Amazon / Joseph Joseph
Foldable Cutting Board
Make sure no ingredient gets left behind with Joseph Joseph’s foldable cutting board ($11). Once you chop all your fruits, vegetables and herbs, you can lift up the two sides to form a chute that’ll guide your food straight to your pot. Pretty genius, huh?
Amazon / Chef'n
Amazon / NoCry
Cut Resistant Gloves
We can’t be the only ones who are nervous we’ll slice our hand open when cutting a huge spaghetti squash. But these cut-resistant gloves ($11) will hopefully give you some peace of mind. Made with polyethylene, glass fiber and spandex, these gloves are reportedly more durable than leather!
Amazon / Gemgoo
You no longer have to cry when you chop onions. There are plenty of (tear-free!) ways to cut an onion, but these onion goggles ($11) will provide an extra barrier between your eyes and the chemicals that make you well up.
Amazon / Progressive
Consider this can colander ($4) a great kitchen gadget for anyone who loves olives, tuna fish or anything else that’s canned. Simply place the colander on top so you can spend less time fishing out your food and more time enjoying it.
Amazon / Zyliss
We love using garlic as much as the next chef, but it’s kind of a pain in the neck to peel. This peeler from Zyliss ($5) is magic. Place your garlic gloves inside, roll up and rub the silicone peeler against a table. Presto! You have garlic that’s ready to cook with.
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